The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Certification
Rank 569 527 533
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 21 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.084% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 30
Average daily rate
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£429 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10437 9063 9816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.08% 17.78% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5894 4875 5067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 18 £429 +12.02% 17
London -7 11 £430 +11.68% 5
East of England - 3 £275 - 2
South East -12 2 £381 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
City of London +23 1 - -
Leeds +6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £288 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
East Kilbride - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 74 (90.24%) Oracle
2 50 (60.98%) OCP
3 46 (56.10%) Oracle Database
4 35 (42.68%) Windows
5 33 (40.24%) Linux
5 33 (40.24%) SQL
6 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
7 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 28 (34.15%) UNIX
7 28 (34.15%) ITIL
8 27 (32.93%) Data Guard
9 26 (31.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 26 (31.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (31.71%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
10 22 (26.83%) Finance
11 19 (23.17%) Degree
11 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
12 18 (21.95%) OCA
13 17 (20.73%) HP
13 17 (20.73%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (18.29%) VMware
15 15 (18.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (17.07%) Replication
16 14 (17.07%) WebLogic
16 14 (17.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (15.85%) EMC
18 12 (14.63%) IBM

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.07%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) NAS
2 5 (6.10%) LDAP
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
3 3 (3.66%) DHCP
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.10%) Oracle Database
2 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 26 (31.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
7 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (4.88%) VLDB
10 4 (4.88%) MySQL
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JDeveloper
1 2 (2.44%) Ant
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
1 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.44%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.44%) Maven
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
1 2 (2.44%) Hudson
1 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.22%) Toad
2 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) DBA
2 27 (32.93%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (13.41%) Administrator
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Java Programmer
9 3 (3.66%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior SQL DBA
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Programmer
10 2 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Java EE 5
1 5 (6.10%) Java SE
1 5 (6.10%) Java EE
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Streams
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.66%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.66%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) J2EE
4 2 (2.44%) JSP
4 2 (2.44%) Servlets
4 2 (2.44%) Struts
4 2 (2.44%) XSLT
4 2 (2.44%) Spring
4 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.22%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Replication
2 11 (13.41%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) CLARiiON
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) HACMP
6 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.22%) DataPower
7 1 (1.22%) Statistics
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) DTV
7 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 33 (40.24%) Linux
3 28 (34.15%) UNIX
4 15 (18.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.63%) Solaris
6 6 (7.32%) HPUX
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.10%) VMS
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.66%) CentOS
10 2 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.41%) Service Management
5 10 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Database Security
7 6 (7.32%) Database Tuning
8 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.88%) ERP
9 4 (4.88%) SOA
9 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) Perl
2 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
3 11 (13.41%) Java
4 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) XQuery
7 2 (2.44%) Korn
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (60.98%) OCP
2 19 (23.17%) Degree
3 18 (21.95%) OCA
4 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.54%) MCITP
6 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.10%) OCAJ
8 4 (4.88%) Sun Certification
8 4 (4.88%) MCSA
9 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.66%) RHCE
9 3 (3.66%) IBM Certification
10 2 (2.44%) OCPJP
11 1 (1.22%) CIMA
11 1 (1.22%) ACCA
11 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 26 (31.71%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) vSphere
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.32%) vCloud
5 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.32%) XenServer
5 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.66%) MetaFrame
7 3 (3.66%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.44%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) Data Guard
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (9.76%) NetBackup
5 6 (7.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (3.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.66%) SCCM
7 3 (3.66%) SCOM
7 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.66%) Legato
8 2 (2.44%) MIIS
9 1 (1.22%) Opsview
9 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (90.24%) Oracle
2 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
4 17 (20.73%) HP
5 15 (18.29%) VMware
6 13 (15.85%) EMC
7 12 (14.63%) IBM
8 6 (7.32%) Citrix
8 6 (7.32%) Symantec
8 6 (7.32%) Remedy
9 5 (6.10%) F5
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco
9 5 (6.10%) Sun
9 5 (6.10%) Veritas
10 4 (4.88%) SAP
10 4 (4.88%) JBoss
11 2 (2.44%) Cognos
12 1 (1.22%) Splunk
12 1 (1.22%) Teradata
12 1 (1.22%) webMethods